Written by: Kevin Pableo
Photos by: Kevin Pableo
The fourth place finalist in Season 8 of American Idol, Allison Iraheta was in Manila for a special showcase to promote her debut album "Just Like You" from May 3 to 5, 2010.
Around 6 PM, the VJ's of Channel V namely Alvey, Georgina & Cliff hosted a pre show event to entertain the crowd waiting for Allison Iraheta. They hosted a mini game where in they asked questions pertaining to Channel V, Allison Iraheta & American Idol.
Around 6:30 PM, Ms. Iraheta went up to the stage and performed 5 songs to her fans. She perform a song back in her Idol days and songs from her debut album, to mentioned a few songs like "Friday I'll Be Over You" and the ballad "Scars" written by Toby God ("Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie). She also sang "No One Else" written by Pink, Kara DioGuardi and Greg Wells and off course, she sang "Cry Baby" - One of her last song performed at the American Idol Season 8 before she was eliminated at the contest. In between of her performance she tell some short stories about her experience so far in manila like how she loves our own Filipino food "Adobo" and she also told the crowd how hot here in Manila that it even ruins her make-up.
After Allison's performance, a special surprise was given to her in line with her birthday a few days ago. A couple of question was ask to her by her fans making it a mini question and answer portion.
Allison take over the whole stage at Robinsons Manila newest wing at Mid Town. She even went down the stage several times to have a closer look of her pinoy fans. Besides her performance today in Robinsons Manila, she also appeared at ABS CBN 2 noontime show "Showtime!" and several radio interview in the Metro.
Allison Iraheta Philippine tour was brought to us by Sony Music Philippines and Robinsons Malls. You can add Sony Music Philippines at facebook thru this link http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/sonymusic.ph or follow them thru twitter at http://twitter.com/sonymusicphil
More of her concerts will be posted here and on our facebook account link --> http://www.facebook.com/#!/manilaconcertscene?ref=profile follow us also at http://twitter.com/Manilaconcerts
Thanks to Sony Music Philippines for the invites!